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West Point on the Eno

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Address: 5101 N Roxboro St, (U.S. 501N), North Metro, Durham, NC
Phone Number:
+1 919-471-1623
08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00

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So much to do here!

This historic park has it all! Lots of hiking trails, play in the water, take photos of the beautiful scenery, visit the mill, picnic, etc. Get away from it all here!

Reviewed 28 February 2017
Linda B
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Lowell, Arkansas, United States
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Small well kept area with picnic tables and restrooms. Trails for a nice walk and plenty of parking.

Thank Irene G
Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This historic park has it all! Lots of hiking trails, play in the water, take photos of the beautiful scenery, visit the mill, picnic, etc. Get away from it all here!

Thank Linda B
Durham, North Carolina
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This historic park has historic buildings, a home, working mill by the Eno River, and lots of walking trails. We had our family pictures taken here two years ago and they turned out wonderful! Great place to walk your dog or let the kids roam free. Picnic tables are available to use.

Thank melaniedwoods
Durham, North Carolina
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29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Plenty of parking, miles of trails to wonder, river is shallow enough to swim below the dam but not after a rainstorm!

Thank ksjpwilliams
Durham, North Carolina
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Not 15 minutes from downtown Durham there is West Point on the Eno. The park has walking trails, a beautiful creek and a historic gristmill. There is plent of parking and is a good place for a picnic or group gathering.

Thank Tracey H
Durham, North Carolina
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566 reviews
187 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Recently checked this place out and I've been back several times since in a short time. West Point on the Eno offers a variety of hiking trails of varying distances, some rivers and water holes, historic homes, a wide and gorgeous waterfall, etc. Dog friendly (leashed), there's plenty to keep you busy for a few hours. Each time I've gone... More 

Thank ckassotis
Durham, North Carolina
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328 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

West Point has many activities for all the family. There are hiking trails, Eno river swimming, kayaking, picnics, and viewing the historical home.

Thank dpoin21
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Went hiking with father, daughter, and dog (on leash). Great spot of some easy day hiking. Well kept trails and some opportunity to get off of the trails.

Thank qwerty1234ASDFGH
New Bern, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 May 2016

If you're looking for a place where it's close to nature, this is the place for you! We didn't have to pay anything for our engagement shoot in here. We had a great time in a great sunny afternoon and our photos look so genuine and beautiful because of this place!

Thank remcomooij
Raleigh, United States
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47 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I took a family here for portraits and it was perfect. There are old buildings, plenty of solid shade and water backdrops. Walking/ hiking is great too. I hate when people don't leash their pets and have no recall - so this is something I dislike about the setting, but overall it's a relaxing location with well minded people.

Thank Courtney D

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